What's happening at the Discovery Center?

Feb 2023
07 February 2023 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Small Steps, Giant Leap: STEM Adventures for Little Space Explorers: Mars/Astronauts

Small Steps, Giant Leap engages little space explorers with interactive and creative storytelling.

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18 February 2023 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cool Science: Chemistry of DNA

Join Space Foundation Discovery Center's Cool Science to learn about Chemistry of DNA!

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18 February 2023 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Women in STEAM Day!

Join the Discovery Center and celebrate females and all that they contribute to the scientific community!

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Our Location

4425 Arrowswest Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
(719) 576-8000 • (800) 691-4000

Visitor Information

Know before you go
  • Face coverings are required for all guests ages 10 and up who are unvaccinated for COVID-19.
  • Face coverings are not required for guests who are vaccinated for COVID-19.
  • Purchasing your General Admission tickets online is always recommended to help save you time at check-in.
  • Some experiences may have changed or may be temporarily unavailable due to current health and safety restrictions.
  • The Discovery Center is a self-guided experience. We recommend planning on staying at least 1-2 hours to experience our spaces.
  • There are not currently any places to purchase food at the Discovery Center, but we have a lot of great restaurants in the near vicinity.
  • We offer many unique events that you should check out!
  • Some of our laboratories have different schedules depending on staffing or field trip needs. You can always call ahead or submit the form below if you have any questions about availability during your visit.
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  • The Discovery Center sometimes offers special activities or workshops which require a separate materials fee to participate outside of your General Admission tickets. These fees help cover the cost of the extra parts and materials needed, and lets you take home your creations.
  • Space is limited for these workshops and tickets are sold on a first come, first served basis on the day of the workshop.

Ticket Prices

ADULT
$10.00

Ages 16+

$10.00
CHILDREN
$5.00

Ages 4-15

$5.00
MUSEUMS FOR ALL
$3.00

Up to 4 tickets per EBT card

$3.00
CHILDREN
FREE

Ages 4 and under 

FREE
SENIORS
$7.50

Ages 65+

$7.50
STUDENTS
$7.50

College students with ID

$7.50
MILITARY
$5.00

50% off adult admission with valid military ID, including Active Duty, Guard, Reserve or Retiree

$5.00

Museum Hours

Monday
CLOSED
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sunday
CLOSED
field trips and classes

Field Trips

Standards-based curriculum that uses space principles to integrate STEM into all content areas.

Choose from tiered voyages using space-based science, technology, engineering and math.

Discover the Universe

Space Foundation Discovery Center takes advantage of extraordinary teaching tools to deliver our virtual field trip programs, including Science On a Sphere® and our programmable robots used in a simulated Martian environment.

Ignite your students' interest in STEM today

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Browse our space-themed teacher, student and community programs below or call (800) 691-4000
and learn how to bring our award-winning programs to your community.

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Field Trips & Classes

Space Foundation supports PreK through 20 students with standards-based curriculum that uses space principles to integrate science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) into all content areas.

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Space in the Community

Through lasting community partnerships, the Space Foundation's Space in the Community program is designed to help your community...

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For Educators

We are building the next generation of space leaders and improving the overall quality of education through teacher, student and community program...

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